Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

Source: BBC

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian city of Montreal due to flooding caused by torrential rains and melting snow.

The measure was declared on Sunday afternoon and will remain in place for 48 hours, city officials said.

Across the province of Quebec, in Canada’s east, nearly 1,900 homes have already been flooded across 126 towns and cities, authorities say.

Some 1,200 troops have reportedly been deployed to help evacuate people.

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  1. All over the world, people are suffering the effects of climate change, yet, Trump and his cronies can’t see this… They are truly deaf, dumb and blind! Not to mention highly SELFISH!!!!!

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